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US orders review into how Boeing 737 Max got license to operate
The Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft was involved in two fatal accidents within five months.
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Boeing recommends suspension of global 737 Max aircraft fleet amid safety concerns
The suspension follows days of speculation about the safety of the aircraft.
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Explainer: Why are aviation officials grounding the Boeing 737 Max across Europe?
Authorities around the world have grounded the Boeing Max 737 following a crash on Sunday.
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Singapore joins list of countries to ban use of 737 Max planes following Ethiopia Airlines crash
A total of 157 people died after the plane went down on Sunday.
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British airline Flybmi blames Brexit as it announces it will cease operations
The airline had been unable to secure post-Brexit flying contracts in Europe.
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Airbus announces it will stop producing A380, the world's largest passenger airliner
The airliner, which has been in operation for more than a decade, will cease deliveries in 2021.
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'I'm not expecting to score eight tries this year' - Stockdale stays grounded
The 22-year-old Ireland wing enjoyed a remarkable 2018.
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People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick
Hundreds of flights were cancelled and more than 100,000 passengers affected.
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Flights resume at Dublin Airport after plane becomes disabled on main runway
The airport’s main runway reopened shortly after 2.30pm.
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Knock-on delays at Dublin Airport after radar system fault
Flights going in and out of Dublin Airport were suspended for approximately an hour.
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France grounds Ryanair plane to force €525,000 subsidy repayment
They eventually paid up.
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Ryanair website and app will be down from 5pm on Wednesday
You won’t be able to check in online or make new bookings for a 12-hour period from 5pm this Wednesday.
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'Simple software issue' most likely the cause of last night's Irish airspace closure
Air travel over much of Ireland was suspended for around two hours during a “systems failure” last night.
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Ryanair cabin crew are pushing ahead with 'the biggest strike in the company's history'
Staff across mainland Europe will stage a stoppage on 28 September.
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Was your flight cancelled? Here are your rights
Over 1,000 Ryanair flights were cancelled across Europe today.
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Hundreds of Ryanair flights cancelled as German and Dutch pilots join strike
The airline said strike action on Friday is “unnecessary”.
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Irish Ryanair pilots to hold further one-day strike on Friday 10 August
The airline has called the strike action “irresponsible”.
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Poll: Have the Ryanair strikes affected your decision to fly with them?
Ryanair has had a tumultuous relationship with unions – and announced its intention to recognise trade unions just last year.
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Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action
The airline urged pilots to reconsider plans to strike next Tuesday.
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Ryanair cancels 24 flights this Friday due to ongoing pilots' strike
All the cancelled flights are between Ireland and the UK.
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Sanchez left behind for Man United's US tour due to 'personal administrative issue'
The Chilean didn’t fly out to Los Angeles with the rest of the squad yesterday, but the club is hopeful he makes the trip in the coming days.
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Ryanair to cancel 30 flights this Thursday due to pilot strike
Members of the IALPA are going on strike.
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Here's what you can do if you're affected by next week's Ryanair strike
Pilots are due to go on strike next Thursday.
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Folau loses appeal against ban for aerial clash with Peter O'Mahony
The Wallabies fullback was given a one-match ban, but appealed in the hope of playing for the Waratahs this weekend.
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Norwegian airline will suspend US winter services from Shannon and Cork due to 'lower demand'
The low-cost carrier decided to scale back flights to Boston following a ‘comprehensive review’.
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Dublin IT jobs could be sent offshore in Aer Lingus's latest shakeup
Staff were told of the planned changes at a management meeting yesterday.
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Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled
The Beast from the East has affected flights at a number of airports.
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British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'
The flight departed several hours late from Gatwick on Thursday.
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Italian union announces 4-hour strike of Ryanair pilots for 15 December
The Anpac union has called a strike of Ryanair pilots at bases across Italy on 15 December for four hours, from 1pm to 5pm.
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Sacked Aer Lingus worker blamed drinking the night before for showing up over the company limit at 4.20pm
The Labour Court has upheld the decision to sack the worker.
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Monarch Airlines ceases trading leaving 110,000 passengers stranded
The failure has been described as “the biggest ever UK airline failure”.
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Ryanair cancels 22 flights a week to and from Dublin
The airline said that it would be cancelling the flights between November and March as part of the widespread cancellations announced yesterday.
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More flight cancellations could be on the way as nearly half of Ryanair pilots reject bonuses
A number of staff at the airline have rejected a bonus offer from management.
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Here's a list of the upcoming flights cancelled by Ryanair
Affected customers will be offered refunds or alternative flights.
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Here are the cancelled Ryanair flights up to Wednesday this week
The airline said its punctuality has fallen below 80% in the first two weeks of September.
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Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights a day for next six weeks
The airline says the move is to improve its punctuality.
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All-out strike at Bus Éireann back on the cards as talks collapse
The talks had been going for seven days.
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Flying to London? Thick fog is causing delays and cancellations
Irish airports are advising passengers to check their flights.
CityJet strike averted, but more bad news for people flying to Germany
German carrier Lufthansa has cancelled 900 flights.
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Flights to and from Dublin cancelled after Lufthansa pilots strike
It is Lufthansa’s 14th strike since April 2014.